O Lord, I lift my heart to Thee (Orlando Gibbons)

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  • (Posted 2021-04-02)  CPDL #63880:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2021-04-02).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 122 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A bar-less edition, note values halved, for ATTTB
  • (Posted 2021-01-25)  CPDL #62500:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2021-01-25).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 49 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A bar-less edition, note values halved and transposed up a minor third, for SAATB
  • (Posted 2013-08-19)  CPDL #29890:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2013-08-19).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 71 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key; note values halved. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.

General Information

Title: O Lord, I lift my heart to Thee
Composer: Orlando Gibbons
Lyricist: William Leighton

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: AATTB, SAATB or ATTTB

Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1614 in The teares or lamentacions of a sorrowfull soule, no. 36
Description: This anthem's text is a paraphrase of Psalm 25:1.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 25.

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O Lord, I lift my heart to Thee,
my soul in Thee doth ever trust:
O let me not confounded be,
but make me righteous with the just.